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With Robert Spalding

December 9th, 2019 ·

ROBERT SPALDING, Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, Author of Stealth War: How China Took Over While America’s Elite Slept (Avaliable October 1, 2019), Former Special Assistant to the U.S. Air Force Vice Chief of Staff, Former Military Fellow at the Council of Foreign Relations, Former Chief China strategist for the chairman of the Joint Chiefs, the Joint Staff at the Pentagon, Former Senior Defense Official and Defense Attache to China in Beijing, China, Former Senior Director for Strategic Planning at the National Security Council:

  • Consequences of China’s psychological warfare operations
  • Implications of America’s historic policy of engagement
  • The grave threat China poses to U.S. national interests

(PART TWO):

  • Is Jeff Bezos’ critique of big tech accurate?
  • Dissecting the challenge of innovation regarding Beijing
  • Why big tech cannot ignore national defense

(PART THREE):

  • The current state of Huawei
  • Why the U.S. must build an encrypted and secure 5G network
  • The dangers of China acquiring quantum supremacy

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With John Rossomando, Dr. Mark Schneider, Grant Newsham and Dr. Peter Pry

December 6th, 2019 ·

JOHN ROSSOMANDO, Senior Counterterrorism Analyst at the Investigative Project on Terrorism:

  • An overview of the Faith Based Community Safety and Security Symposium
  • Dangers of Muslim Brotherhood front organizations
  • Why Erdogan can no longer be considered a U.S. ally

DR. MARK SCHNEIDER, Senior Analyst with the National Institute for Public Policy, Longtime career in the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy:

  • What was Thunder 19?
  • Why Putin’s role in Russia’s strategic nuclear exercises are so unique
  • Why we must consider Russia’s history of non-compliance
  • Implications of the Moscow-Beijing modernization efforts

GRANT NEWSHAM, Senior Research Fellow at Japan Forum for Strategic Studies:

  • Chinese psychological operations campaign
  • Why Australia now understands the threat Xi Jinping poses
  • Consequences of Beijing’s massive weapons buildup

DR. PETER PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, both Congressional Advisory Boards, Served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the Congressional Strategic Posture Commission, the House Armed Services Committee, and the CIA:

  • The significance of Trump’s EMP Executive Order
  • The vulnerability of the U.S. electric grid
  • How national blackouts would devastate U.S. population

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With Sam Faddis

December 5th, 2019 ·

SAM FADDIS, Former CIA Ops Officer, Spent twenty years as an Operations officer in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe, Former Candidate for Congress, Senior Subject Matter Expert at Axon/Lockheed Martin, Author of Beyond Repair: The Decline and Fall of the CIA (2009):

  • Hezbollah’s operations inside the U.S.
  • How active are Hezbollah cells in America?

(PART TWO)

  • The shortcomings of a law enforcement approach to dealing with foreign operatives
  • Security implications of Hezbollah’s plotting in the U.S.
  • Dissecting the presence of the Muslim Brotherhood in the West

(PART THREE):

  • Dangers of the Red-Green Axis
  • Implications of Sharia blasphemy restrictions
  • An overview of recent impeachment hearings

(PART FOUR):

  • The growing second amendment sanctuary movement
  • Are we witnessing the fundamental transformation of the U.S.?

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With Diana West

December 4th, 2019 ·

DIANA WEST, Nationally syndicated columnist, Blogs at Dianawest.net, Author of Death of the Grown Up, American Betrayal and Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy:

  • Updates on the House Judiciary Committee impeachment hearing
  • Dissecting the evolution of the anti-Trump conspiracy
  • How democrats are countering the aims of America’s Founders

(PART TWO):

  • Consequences of the politicization of U.S. intelligence agencies
  • Reliability of impeachment witnesses
  • Why the Russian collusion hoax failed

(PART THREE):

  • Implications of the presence of the ’deep-state’ in U.S. agencies
  • Is there an Ideological dimension to impeachment hearings?

(PART FOUR):

  • How the constitution has been neutralized at this point
  • How the McCarthy era can be applied to today’s pressing issues

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With David Goldman, Nina Shea, Tommy Waller and Sam Faddis

November 22nd, 2019 ·

DAVID GOLDMAN, Author of How Civilizations Die, Best known for his series of essays in the Asia Times under the pseudonym Spengler:

  • Is President Trump’s China policy working?
  • The current state of the U.S.-Beijing trade deal
  • Dangers of China’s dominance in the 5G space

NINA SHEA, Director of the Center for Religious Freedom and Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, Commissioner on the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom:

  • Protests sweep across Iraq, Iran and Lebanon
  • Is Iran’s influence in the Middle East in jeopardy?
  • The persecution of Christians around the world

SAM FADDIS, Former CIA Ops Officer, Spent twenty years as an Operations officer in the Middle East, South Asia and Europe, Former Candidate for Congress, Senior Subject Matter Expert at Axon/Lockheed Martin, Author of Beyond Repair: The Decline and Fall of the CIA (2009):

  • Why the impeachment hearings are truly ‘show trials’
  • Consequences of the existence of the deep state in our government
  • The politicization of U.S. intelligence agencies

TOMMY WALLER, Vice President, Special Projects at the Center for Security Policy:

  • An overview of this week’s National Disaster Resiliency Meeting
  • The vulnerability of the U.S. electric grid
  • Why EMP poses such a dangerous threat to our nation’s security

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With Robert Charles, James Fanell, Kevin Freeman and Fred Fleitz

November 21st, 2019 ·

ROBERT CHARLES, Former Assistant Secretary of State at the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs in the Bush Administration, Author of Eagles and Evergreens:

  • Dissecting the ongoing impeachment hearings
  • The implications of missing material witnesses in hearings

JAMES FANELL, Retired from US Navy in 2015 concluding 30 year career as a naval intelligence officer specializing in Indo-Asia Pacific security affairs with an emphasis on the Chinese Navy, Assignments included tours as the Assistant Chief of Staff for intelligence for the U.S. Seventh Fleet aboard the USS Blue Ridge, the Office of Naval Intelligence China Senior Intelligence Officer, etc., Former National Security Affairs Fellow at the Hoover Institute at Stanford University:

  • Beijing’s militarization of the South China Sea
  • Why the One Belt One Road Initiative is a neo-colonial enterprise
  • The PRC’s power projection ambitions and capabilities

KEVIN FREEMAN, Senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy, Host of Economic War Room on TheBlaze TV, Author of “Game Plan” and “Secret Weapon”:

  • Bi-partisan legislation supporting Hong Kong protesters passes both House and Senate
  • Consequences if China diminishes the autonomy of Hong Kong
  • Beijing’s aims to replace the dollar as the global reserve currency

FRED FLEITZ, President and CEO Center for Security Policy, Former CIA analyst, Former Chief of Staff for Amb. John Bolton in the State Dept., Author of The Coming North Korea Nuclear Nightmare: What Trump Must to Reverse Obama’s Strategic Patience (2018):

  • Has anything been discovered by impeachment hearings thus far?
  • The politicization of U.S. intelligence agencies
  • An overview of massive demonstrations against Iran across the Middle East

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With Gal Luft, Diana West, George Rasley and Peter Pry

November 20th, 2019 ·

GAL LUFT, Co-Director of the Institute of the Analysis of Global Security, Senior adviser to the United States Energy Security Council, a cabinet level extra governmental advisory committee, Co-author of De-dollarization: The revolt against the dollar and the rise of a new financial world order (2019):

  • The consequences of de-dollarization
  • Dangers of alternate currencies supplanting the dollar as the reserve currency of the world
  • How do we reduce the likelihood of the dollar’s replacement as global reserve currency?

DIANA WEST, Nationally syndicated columnist, Blogs at Dianawest.net, Author of Death of the Grown Up, American Betrayal and Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy:

  • Dissecting the impeachment hearings
  • Do the hearings shed light on corruption in the State Department?
  • The currents state of the anti-Trump conspiracy

GEORGE RASLEY, Editor of Conservative HQ:

  • The true catalyst fueling the impeachment hearings
  • An overview of America’s Iran policy

PETER PRY, Executive Director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security and Director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum, both Congressional Advisory Boards, Served on the Congressional EMP Commission, the Congressional Strategic Posture Commission, the House Armed Services Committee, and the CIA, Newest Book: Blackout Wars:

  • The vulnerability of the U.S. electric grid
  • Is our regulatory process regarding electric grid working?
  • Lessons to be learned from blackouts in California

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With Claudia Rosett, Gordon Chang and Andy McCarthy

November 18th, 2019 ·

CLAUDIA ROSETT, Former Assistant Secretary of State at the State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs in the Bush Administration, Author of Eagles and Evergreens:

  • Escalating violence at Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University campus
  • Has Beijing made any concessions to protesters?
  • The world must stand in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters

(PART TWO):

  • Lessons to be learned from the fall of the Berlin wall
  • Why China poses an existential national security threat to America
  • What is the Hong Kong Human Rights Democracy Act?

GORDON CHANG, The Daily Beast contributor, Author of The Coming Collapse of China and Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World, Latest book: Losing South Korea (2019):

  • The current state of the Hong Kong freedom protests
  • Hong Kong police escalate protest suppression tactics
  • An overview of Xi Jinping’s genocidal campaign against the Uighur community
  • Prospects for a fair U.S.-China trade deal

ANDY MCCARTHY, Contributing Editor of National Review, Senior Fellow at National Review Institute, Former Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Host of The McCarthy Report, a National Review podcast, Author of Ball of Collusion: The Plot to Rig an Election and Destroy a Presidency:

  • Dissecting the ongoing impeachment hearings
  • Why are Democrats pushing the federal bribery statute?

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With Mark Helprin

November 14th, 2019 ·

MARK HELPRIN, Novelist, journalist and conservative commentator, Former Senior fellow of the Claremont Institute for the Study of Statesmanship and Political Philosophy, Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, Latest book Paris in the Present Tense (2017):

  • The current state of the U.S. nuclear arsenal
  • How the “three body problem” can be applied to nuclear dynamics
  • Why we must pay attention to China’s nuclear capabilities

fully (PART TWO):

  • Why China will never fully disarm
  • The disparities between Chinese and U.S. weapons capabilities
  • Would a comprehensive U.S.-Beijing arms control treaty ever be impactful?

(PART THREE):

  • Beijing’s naval power projection capabilities
  • Why missile defense is a key factor in restoring deterrence
  • Consequences of Beijing’s militarization of the South China Sea

(PART FOUR):

  • Implications of Xi Jinping’s One Belt One Road Initiative
  • How China continues to cripple the West
  • America’s supply-chain dilemma in China

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With Paul Kengor, Diana West and Rick Fisher

November 13th, 2019 ·

PAUL KENGOR, Professor of Political Science and Executive Director of The Center for Vision and Values at Grove City College, New York Times Best Selling author, Author of A Pope and a President: John Paul  II, Ronald Reagan and the Extraordinary Untold Story of the 20th Century(May 2017):

  • Why was Reagan so impassioned with an anti-communist fervor?
  • How Reagan ultimately defeated the Soviet Union

(PART TWO):

  • Lessons to be learned from the Cold War
  • Is China the existential threat of our generation?
  • Dangers communist nations pose today

DIANA WEST, Nationally syndicated columnist, Blogs at Dianawest.net, Author of Death of the Grown Up, American Betrayal and Red Thread: A Search for Ideological Drivers Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy:

  • Prospects for today’s impeachment hearings
  • Is Rep. Adam Schiff a reliable source?
  • Dissecting recent events in the anti-Trump conspiracy

RICK FISHER, Senior Fellow, Asian Military Affairs at the International Assessment and Strategy Center, Former Consultant on PLA issues for the Congressionally chartered U.S. China Security and Economic Review Commission:

  • Why the invasion of Taiwan is a looming threat
  • The current state of the Hong Kong protests
  • Xi Jinping’s increasing human rights abuses against the Uyghur community

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